| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
What Maisie Knew
Millennium, $28.99; Blu-ray, $29.99
Available on VOD beginning Aug. 13
It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:26 PM
YouTube unveiled its much-anticipated subscription service Thursday with such recognizable entertainment brands as "Sesame Street," "Jim Henson Family TV" and the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Internet's dominant online video site, whose content...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:20 PM
When my last semester in college rolled around, I had finished all my requirements except for a science class. After quickly filling that with a general environmental science class, I embarked on a mission to find three classes with the perfect mix of...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Strike another city from Chick-fil-A’s fan club as a Chicago official has pledged to block the fast-food chain from opening in his district amid a heated national debate over the place of the gay marriage debate in corporate America.
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:24 AM
From the maker of “The Muppets” to the mayor of Boston, the list of folks severing ties with Chick-fil-A due to the fast-food company’s opposition to gay marriage is growing.
Jim Henson Co., which has produced characters for “...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 9:30 AM
More than a week after igniting a national debate about gay marriage and corporate America’s role in the discussion, Chick-fil-A still has taste-makers taking sides, with a visit from Sarah Palin, tweets from the mayor of Washington D.C., a spot...
| Feb 9, 2012
August Wilson's "Jitney," set in 1977, focuses on a poor urban neighborhood where "urban renewal" just means demolition and neglect. The plot revolves around a company of unlicensed cabs trying to maintain service for an African-American community ignored...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 8:02 AM
An adult-oriented puppet show called "Stuffed and Unstrung" is headed this June to the Bank of America Theatre, Broadway in Chicago announced Monday.
Produced by Westbeth Entertainment and Henson Alternative, the show uses the talents of the famed Jim...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:12 PM
You'd think that in the presence of puppets — near Muppets, really — associated with the legendary creator of Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, audiences would behave themselves, if only in deference to their innocent childhoods. You'd think....
| Nov 6, 2011
In the world of amphibian celebrities, there's no bigger star than Kermit the Frog.
Yet back in January on the set of Disney's upcoming film "The Muppets" — the first big screen outing for Jim Henson's beloved menagerie since 1999's "Muppets in...